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Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This is probably the biggest museum in San Salvador. Went with family and kids and had a nice time learning about regional culture. You can see all exhibitions in a couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jacc_28sv
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A good place to spend an hour or two. Its a pity that the small texts in every display are just in Spanish. A good translation to English would help.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank carmengonzalezh
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This was our first stop and a perfect intro to El Savador's history and heritage. highly recommended

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank barjoja
Reviewed 2 June 2017

An exceptional way to get a quick historical overview of El Salvador and Central America. It is dated in both it's presentation and upkeep, but ... Inexpensive. Broad range of topics. Clean. Good location.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Thankfully it was a cloudy day for the 2.3km walk south from our Morrison Hotel. After stowing our backpack and paying $3 each, we entered the main Hall of Migration with a multitude of exhibits: Indigenous settlement showcasing ceramics from a variety of archeological sites,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This museum covers in a good way most of the history of El Salvador. They have a Xipe Totec sculpture that I just love. IMO, the last floor, dedicated to Monseñor Romero, is too much information on a single character. However, to each its own.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Umeko11
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The museum gives visitors an excellent overview of the history of this beautiful nation. It is not a revisionist history; it shows both the achievements and the dark days of the country.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I enjoyed this more than I thought, having been anthropology museums (I get bored easily). Plenty to see and most exhibitions in Spanish and English.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CarmenSandiego2012
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you don't know much about the history and settlement of El Salvador this is an great place to start beginning with first precolombian settlers up through newer immigrants coming from Italy and the Middle East. There is also an excellent exhibition of recent and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Having been disappointed by many museums in the past, I didn't expect much... But I was pleasantly surprised by this one! When I arrived, at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon, I was the only one there (it felt a bit surreal). As I wandered into...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jasmine J
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